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Global Financial Markets Intelligence

Global Financial Markets Intelligence

8th Edition Insurance ALM and Asset Allocation under Solvency II

Apply effective ALM strategies to build an optimal portfolio which attains yield targets and capital efficiency under the Solvency II rules and low rate environment

20-21 Sep 2018
Marriott, West India Quay, Canary Wharf, London, United Kingdom

Why You Should Attend

8th Edition Insurance ALM and Asset Allocation under Solvency II

This marcus evans conference will look at today’s best practice when it comes to devising asset management strategies to meet yield targets and obtain capital efficiency under Solvency II rules. Currently, the portfolios of large UK and Central European Insurance firms are positioned to a satisfactory level under the Solvency II rules. The kinds of developments these firms have made have been far harder to accomplish for small-medium firms who may lack both the financial and human resources to keep up. Understanding the optimal portfolio composition for one’s firm under Solvency II is a key step, especially when the low rate environment continues to make it difficult for all firms to meet their yield target. In the search for good yield alternative assets have become increasingly desirable for their ability to give higher returns. However, their dynamics are highly complex and come at the price of higher risk. With this in mind, traditional assets continue to contribute to a significant amount of most portfolios. The increasing complexity demands greater collaboration with external investment experts, which in turn leaves room for better working efficiency.

Key Topics

  • Prudential Assurance emphasises a need to review Solvency II and the security it provides
  • Aviva examines how to better manage traditional assets in order to meet yield targets in both GI and Life
  • Generali explains how to their Strategic Asset Allocation is tailored to specific business units
  • ALM Brand maintain a competitive edge by advancing theirrisk modelling
  • Phoenix Group deploys its hedging strategies to manage their risk budget
  • Previous Attendees Include

    • Achmea Bank
    • Aktia
    • Alfred Berg (AM)
    • Alliance Bernstein
    • AXA IM
    • Blackrock
    • Codan Forsikring A/S
    • Danish Insurance Association
    • Danske Capital
    • DNB Livsforsikring AS
    • EIOPA
    • Finansinspektionen (regulator)
    • Finanstilsynet Denmark
    • Franklin Templeton Investments
    • ING Investment Management
    • JP Morgan Asset Management
    • LocalTapiola Asset Managemet
    • M&G Investments (AM)
    • Nordea
    • Nykredit Asset Management
    • OP Life Assurance Company Ltd
    • PIMCO
    • RiskCo
    • Schroders
    • Silverfinch
    • Skandia Group
    • SL Capital Partners
    • SPP Livförsäkring AB
    • Standard Life Investments
    • Threadneedle
    • Wellington Management International Ltd
    • and many more...

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    Practical Insights From

    Henrik Wijkander
    Head of Investment Risk (ALM and Investment Strategy)
    Phoenix Group

    Michael Leonard
    Head of Investment Solutions

    François Lapeyre
    Group ALM and Strategic Asset Allocation

    Edouard Jozan
    Head of ALM Investment Strategy

    Mario Skoric
    Global Head of ALM and Strategic Asset Allocation
    Allianz IM

    Grigory Spivak
    Head of Investment Risk - Retirement
    Legal & General

    Sarah Kæstel-Bjerg
    Chief Model Validation Analyst

    Michaël Nizard
    Senior Fund Manager - Asset Allocation
    Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management (France)

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • “As usual the event was as good as ever. It was really useful to have a view on practice and the networking.” Global Head of ALM, Societe Generale
    • “Good to hear from the regulators!” Manager, RBS
    • "Well planned event with esteemed speakers and participants from relevant backgrounds attending and adding value to the conference" Senior Fund Manager and VP Fixed Income, Pramerica Asset Managers
    • “Good speakers, great topic…Definitely useful for my practice” Senior Risk Manager, SNS Reaal
    • “Topics/ speakers were really good and informative” Policy Advisor, De Nederlandsche Bank
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